take the lead, who will? many, of course, cited humanitarian concerns, but others brought up security. andrea simpson of pasadena, california, said, "given haiti's poverty and chaos, if we don't help, dictators and even jihadists may see an opportunity to move closer to our shores." michael kelly of homdell, new jersey, was one of the dissenters said simply, "what are we going to do? borrow more money from china to rebuild haiti?" for this week, i want to know about president obama and the massachusetts message of the election of republican senator, scott brown. there seems little doubt this was a message from voters. my question is, how should obama respond? should he move closer to the left, his core constituency, or toward his nemesis, the right? and of course, there's the center, the place from which bill clinton governed successfully. so, should president obama move left, right or center?